University of Wisconsin–Madison

Richard Sewell

Emeritus Professor

rhsewell@wisc.edu

Bucky


Biography

I taught 19th century Political and Social History. My research interests are Civil War and Reconstruction.

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University (1962)
M.A., Harvard University (1954)
B.A., University of Michigan (1953)

Selected Publications

  • John P. Hale and the Politics of Abolition (1965)
  • Ballots for Freedom: Antislavery Politics in the United States, 1837-1860 (1976)
  • A House Divided: Sectionalism and Civil War, 1848-1865 (1988)